Authors for Our PreK–12 Music Curricula

Meet our Nationally Recognized Authorship Team

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Ellen McCullough-Brabson

Professor Emerita of Music Education at the University of New Mexico Albuquerque, New Mexico

Education: D.M.A., M.M., University of Arizona; B.M., Cincinnati Conservatory of Music

Honors and awards: Distinguished Alumna, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music; Bravo Award from the Albuquerque Arts Alliance for "Outstanding Music Educator"

Prior publications: Numerous articles in professional journals; Roots and Branches: A Legacy of Multicultural Music for Children, We'll Be in Your Mountains, We'll Be in Your Songs: A Navajo Woman Sings

Role in Spotlight on Music:

  • Selected song materials and wrote lessons for Student Book and Teachers Edition.
  • Participated in outlining and determining specific content goals.

Areas of interest/expertise: Grades K–8 music education, Orff process, Native American music, multicultural music